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to increase funding for the sec, the fbi and the department of justice. (applause) >> senator ted kaufman is a democrat from delaware, the man who now holds the seat vacated by vice president joe biden. >> narrator: senator ted kaufman was a co-sponsor of the bill. he was an unusual senator. >> when this particular term is up, what are you going to do? >> oh, i am going to leave. i would never run for office. >> narrator: appointed to replace senator joe biden, he had taken no campaign money and was beholden to no lobbyists. >> i want to see people who have committed such fraud and the havoc it's caused this country... frankly, i want to see them go to jail. >> narrator: in early 2009, kaufman joined his colleagues on the senate judiciary committee to discuss bolstering the fbi and justice department's financial crimes units. >> i'm going to ask some questions to each of you. >> my feeling and senator leahy's feeling is that, you know, if you're going to stop crime, the best way is to punish crime, and the best way to do that is put peoplin jail. >> senator kaufman. >> narrator: senators
the people of kaufman county prosecute you to the fullest extent of the law. >> drew griffin is live in texas this morning. what's the latest? >> reporter: really, no developments overnight as far as we know. they are looking for what they think is a suspect, possibly in a sedan, brown or silver, there were many witnesses, but they are apparently telling police many different stories, not even sure if they are looking for one or two suspects. mr. hasse, arriving at work about 8:00 yesterday morning in this very parking lot. according to the police chief, a slight altercation, perhaps somebody waiting for him, and he was simply shot dead. there has been a lot of speculation, was this tied to his work at the courthouse, cases he prosecuted. the prosecutors, about 13 of them, they handle hundreds of cases, but his bosses say they don't know exactly what is behind this, but there are certain inherent risks of the job. >> simply the nature of the beast, when you deal with bad people on a regular basis, there is always the potential to do something bad, because they already did something bad to som
as to who killed this prosecutor here in kaufman, texas. >> i tend to get the idea that there's a lot of anger to go along with that, as well. when the d.a. talked about this, he was seething. let me play a quick bite and we'll ask about it on the other side. >> i hope that the people that did this are watching because we're very confident that we're going to find you, we're going to pull you out of whatever hall you're in, we're going to bring you back and let the people of kaufman county prosecute you to the fullest extent of the law. >> the prosecutors are busy people, and this particular person, was working on upwards of 400 cases at the time. but there was a very high-profile case. i want to ask you about the arian brotherhood of texas. apparently he was involved in the prosecution of this prison gang. they have a lot of clout on the outside of prison as well as on the inside of prison. is this a big lead? or is this just one of many? >> reporter: you know, it is one of many, it's one they're not ruling out. it's a very odd coincidence that the kaufman d.a., the assistant d.a. di
. >> kaufman county assistant district attorney mark hasse was shot multiple times in the parking lot a block from the courthouse. police are looking for one or possibly two suspects witnesses say were dressed in black. police say there was a very short confrontation between gunmen and haas just before the attack. county judge bruce wood. >> just an outstanding person individually, but he was also just a very well-known and very well-respected prosecutor for the district attorney's office. this is just a horrible situation, a horrible tragedy. >> reporter: the 57-year-old hasse had been a prosecutor in the county d.a.'s office for three years. he was earlier a prosecutor in dallas, where he worked on mob cases. investigators do not have a motive, but they described the shooting as a "targeted attack." >> certainly, we have the police, the front line people on the streets, but whenever it goes to murdering a prosecutor like this, that... that takes it to the next level. >> reporter: kaufman county district attorney mike mcclellan says hasse prosecuted hundreds of cases. what's the part about t
today, and just as of 6:00 p.m. eastern time. among the shootings, kaufman, texas, an assistant district attorney gunned down and killed outside the courthouse where he worked.
a courthouse in texas. his name is mark hasse, a prosecutor in kaufman county, 30 miles outside of dallas. killed, shot several times as he got out of his car in the courthouse parking lot yesterday. authorities are now pleading for leads. the fbi is on the case. his boss had a message for those responsible. >> i hope that the people who did this are watching. because we're very confident that we're going to find you, pull you out of whatever hole are you, bring you back and let the people of kaufman county prosecute you to the fullest extent of the law. >> drew griffin is in kaufman county, texas for us this morning. tell us about the leads as narrow as they are in this case. >> reporter: they are going back into this guy's caseload. 30 years he'd been a prosecutor. knew the inherent risks. some cases he was working on recently and whether or not they could be tied to the aryan brotherhood, white supremacists. two members were sentenced -- excuse me, fled guiplead guilty houston, texas. that was a federal case, but the kaufman county attorney's office did aid in the case. he was shot dea
shot and killed mark hasse. a kaufman county assistant district attorney gunned down in the courthouse parking lot yesterday morning. a friend tells cnn hasse feared for his life. he had begun carrying a gun in and out of work and going out a different exit every day because of his fear. drew griffin is "outfront" with the latest. >> reporter: there has been so little leads in this investigation, late this afternoon, the sheriff's department actually cancelled a press conference they were going to have because there's basically nothing to report. you can see the anguish on these law officers' faces. this morning when they had to come out and say, after 24 hours or so, there were no significant advances in finding who did this. part of the frustration is it happened in broad daylight, 9:00 a.m. in the morning, at a parking lot right across from a downtown courthouse in kaufman, texas. there were lots and lots of witnesses. but what the witnesses talk, according to police, varies so wildly that they don't even know the race of the perpetrator or the perpetrators. it could be one or two s
from its all-time high. market pros like wayne kaufman predict new highs for stocks in coming weeks. >> many investors, retail investors, individual investors are reaching the point of recognition where they no longer believe the economy is going to collapse again, or that the stock market is going to collapse again. >> reporter: surely, an improving job market will keep investors jazzed about stocks. to that end, economists expect employers to continue adding about 150,000 jobs a month this year and the unemployment rate to inch lower. >> i think by the end of the year we're probably going to be looking at unemployment rate of 7.5% to 7.4%. certainly not low enough to make the federal reserve happy, but certainly low enough to suggest that we're making progress. >> reporter: progress maybe. but for the millions of unemployed americans, it's progress at far too slow a pace. suzanne pratt, "n.b.r.," new york. >> tom: the outlook for new jobs depends in large part on decisions made in washington in the next two months on spending and taxes. white house economic adviser alan krueger wa
. >> reporter: prosecutor of 30 years, in dallas, before moving to nearby kaufman county where he never backed down. >> there's no reason to believe that there wouldn't be someone out there that might have an ax to grind, but certainly this carries it to an extreme. >> reporter: and only deepening the mystery, a local attorney tells abc that he claimed that he was recently threatened and left the courthouse daily with his gun drawn. but the district attorney says that's not true. >> if he was getting any kind of threat, he would let somebody know so we could do something about it. >> reporter: he's making a pledge now to honor the man known for putting others away by not letting this one get away. mark greenblatt, abc news, new york. >> our thanks to mark tonight. >>> and there's still much more ahead here on "world news" tonight -- inside the sleep lab. the new science, the reason why you lose memories while you sleep. >>> and later tonight, praying for your super bowl pick, will it really make a difference? >> thank you, jesus. >> hey, everybody. >> jesus! >> the new numbers out tonight, do
parked where he usually did for a short walk to the courthouse in kaufman county just southeast of dallas. witnesses say that masked men intercepted hasse and shot him to death. the motive is unknown, but investigators are looking at hasse's cases, which have included drug dealers and organized cr
hasse handled organized crime cases in dallas and kaufman counties. detectives are now poring over his files looking for leads. the u.s. embassy in ankara turkey, came under attack today. a suicide bomber blew himself up at a security checkpoint. a turkish security guard was also killed. the white house quickly called it a terrorist attack and holly williams is in the turkish capital tonight. >> reporter: the explosion rocked the quiet embassy district in turkey's capital. this shaky mobile phone footage shows the confusion in the immediate aftermath as bystanders rushed in to help the injured. the suicide bomber only got as far as the embassy's outside perimeter, stopped by turkish guards, he detonated his explosive device, killing himself and one of the guards. the blast was powerful enough to rip this heavy security door off its hinges and send debris flying, injuring several other embassy staff members. this woman, a turkish journalist, was seriously hurt. the american ambassador, francis ricciardone, visited the hospital where the casualties were treated and praised the security g
outside a courthouse. kaufman county district attorney mike mcclellan had this message for the shooters. >> we're very confident that we're going to find you, we're going to pull you out of whatever hole you're in and we're going to bring you back and let the people of kaufman county prosecute you to the fullest extent of the law. >> there's a $20,000 reward for information that could lead to a conviction. >>> oh, it is cold in the upper midwest today. you can see temperatures in minnesota with windchills that make it feel like minus 25 degrees. that's what it's like in minneapolis and it feels like minus 27 in international falls. woo! >>> san francisco is one of the most gay friendly cities in the world, so imagine how shocked some fans were when one of their beloved 49ers said this. >> what about gay guys, any of them approached you? >> no, i don't do the gay guys, i don't do that no. >> are there any on the 49ers? >> no, they don't got no gay people on the team. they have to get up without of ever they do. can't be with the sweet true. >> is that true? >> that's true. >> they might
near kaufman county, near dallas. he was shot multiple times by at least one gunman. so far nobody has been captured. police are searching his files and looking for somebody that might have wanted to kill him for revenge. they are looking at what kinds of cases he was actually prosecuting. >> you will have prison gangs, and motorcycle clubs, and street gangs operating in an area and often times the prosecutors will deal with those kinds of cases and i think he was dealing with cases dealing with white supremacists and other groups. >> drew griffin is in kaufman, texas. we understand there might have been two shooters possibly dressed in tactical black gear. what have we learned about these two that allegedly went after the attorney? >> reporter: there's a lot of clarification at a press conference that ended an hour ago, and what we learned is there were many, many witnesses to parts of the shooting but it only clouded the fact. police say they don't know if they were masked gunmen, or wearing hoodees, or one or two people that attacked the man, but what was so frustrating is they have
in the kaufman county courthouse parking lot. investigators say one, possibly two people, committed the crime. they've offered a reward for more leads in the case. the renewed attention on crimes involving guns, starting of course with newtown, has spurred lawmakers into action. the president has put vice president joe biden in charge of crafting his proposals. biden has championed gun control for years but his comments thursday offered a dose of reality for gun law supporters. here's what he said after a meeting with senate democrats on capitol hill. >> nothing we're going to do is going to fundamentally alter or eliminate the possibility of another mass shooting or guarantee that we will bring gun deaths down to 1,000 a year from what it is now. >> comments like those spotlight the complexity of this emotional issue. and on thursday night, our very own anderson cooper hosted a town hall with supporters and opponents of tighter gun restrictions. and some of the most interesting comments came from people who know what it's like to face tragedy firsthand. here's a sampling. >> i just don't und
thursday near the kaufman county courthouse. his boss hopes to encourage someone to talk. investigators are pouring over his caseload, searching for clues to a possible motive. >>> new details about the missing american woman whose body was found yesterday in istanbul, turkey. police cesar rye sierra died of a blow to the head. the 33-year-old mother of two also had stab wounds. police are detaining at least nine people in connection with the case. sierra was reported missing after failing to board her flight home on january 22nd. >>> police in alabama want to end that hostage situation that martin just reported about quickly and peacefully to rescue that little boy. next, we'll talk with a man who knows how this is done. and later, we'll take you inside that bunker. a man who knows the suspect talks with cnn. ♪ alright, let's go. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ we, we chocolate cross over. ♪ yeah, we chocolate cross over. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing fiber one 80 calorie chocolate cereal. ♪ chocolate. officewith an online package new colinclu
the evolution you are thinking and the way you explain it, when senator kaufman and i introduce that amendment on the floor in 2010 it had bipartisan support but fell short, we have seen from columnists like george will in the wall street journal op-ed column, and number of others across the spectrum including colleagues, more concerned than i am on this and this body come around looking at this favorably so we have seen a lot of momentum and i appreciate your thinking and second by want to bring up quickly, mr. chairman and i will not end with a question, last week i received the fed response regarding imposition of basel iii, with 42 of our colleagues last year, senator johnston and crapo sent a letter to the fed on the insurance issue at you and other fed officials stated several times you believe the proposed rule adequately accommodate the business of insurance, we respectfully disagree. won't ask for response. >> senator heller, welcome to the committee. >> it will be a pleasure to serve with you. thanks for making me part of this team and i thank those who have testified today, a lot to
. joining us, congressman kaufman, a member of the armed services committee and an iraqi war veteran. welcome. >> in queue for having me. lori: right to have you with this. you're basically you're looking for more flexibility on where to make cuts that will be in europe you the best interest in national security. >> absolutely. first of all, the way that the cuts are laid out is across the board, indiscriminate. gives the same way to a program that is vital to national security as one that probably should have been done away with a long time ago. and so that is the problem. and so what i am putting forward is a proposal that says we can do this if we do it right by taking things that are of lesser importance of that should have gone by the wayside along time ago in preserving the priorities that are vital to our national security. lori: you would think the president would have the discretion to determine where the cuts it should go and have the taxpayers and is best interest. there we have heard him over the weekend and today on this national to work really using scare tactics, talki
, an andy kaufman. maybe he's trying to become the supervillain. he is attack the big figure that all of his fans are trying to poke it. i wouldn't be surprised if he does show up. >> it looks a little like a publicity stunt. it looks like some of this is slightly contrived. >> john: it is good for wwe but not for glenn beck. i can't understand how this does not hurt him. this is a guy on the cover of "time" magazine picking a fight with pro wrestling fans. there is a bit of overlap. a lot of that is his potential audience. >> i like to think his best days are over. i think he's on the way down. >> john: what do you think about the fact that the world wrestling entertainment made the tea party guys into villains for popular entertainment into america? >> better businesswoman than a politician. >> that's for sure. >> she sees, again the tea leaves. the writing is on the wall and the tide is turning against them. i was also a fan in the '80s. i learned about race relations. they have never shied away from exploiting a stereotype because like any tv and entertainment it makes good drama to take
area prosecutor. sheriffs say kaufman county assistant district attorney was shot several times yesterday by two gunmen in black tactical gear. it was an ambush in the county parking lot a block from the courthouse. investigators have no motive but say the d.a. was a victim of a targeted attack. >>> this was a day of remembrance at nasa. the crews of apollo 1 and the challenger and columbia shuttles were honored during a somber ceremony at the kennedy space center. it was exactly 10 years ago when seven astronauts were killed when the columbia broke apart on reentry over texas. >>> today is the day to go red for women and that means taking care of your heart. up next a survivor's story and the symptoms that told her something was wrong. >> reporter: i'm surae chinn in northwest washington. ladies, actor bradley cooper in we gotta sell the car. where would we even start? get the car. hi howard. get in. hi, good to see you. start with an actual written offer when selling your car, no strings attached. carmax. start here. >>> actor bradley cooper was in washington d.c. today, but
in kaufman's gallery tells a story. but the last one tells about 50. this is the baltimore native's latest invention. >> right now, i'm asking obvious, but how does this tie into black history month? >> well, it ties into black history month by giving credit to some of the unsung heroes of inventions that are not really written in history books. >> reporter: he pays tribute to people like george grand, who invented the golf tee, to graham's invention of the cell phone. >> i wanted to get some people interested in history. maybe young people interested in math and science. hopefully some of the young people that look at the piece will be able to do something extraordinary with their lives. >> reporter: he says it is often overshadowed by the latest trends and street violence. >> i understand how they think. because i grew up in baltimore. i grew up in the neighborhood. but i was fortunate to have a mother that told me that i could dream. >> reporter: and he says he's hoping others who see these pioneers in his painting will do the same. his lat
in texas, an assistant district attorney was gunned down in the kaufman county courthouse parking lot. investigators say one, possibly two people, committed the crime. they've offered a reward for more leads in the case. the renewed attention on crimes involving guns, starting of course with newtown, has spurred lawmakers into action. the president has put vice president joe biden in charge of crafting his proposals. biden has championed gun control for years but his comments thursday offered a dose of reality for gun law supporters. here's what he said after a meeting with senate democrats on capitol hill. >> nothing we're going to do is going to fundamentally alter or eliminate the possibility of another mass shooting or guarantee that we will bring gun deaths down to 1,000 a year from what it is now. >> comments like those spotlight the complexity of this emotional issue. and on thursday night, our very own anderson cooper hosted a town hall with supporters and opponents of tighter gun restrictions. and some of the most interesting comments came from people who know what it's like
're seeing a different kind of discussion coming to immigration. colorado republican congressman kaufman said a year ago opposing birth right citizenship and now supporting a pathway to citizenship for young illegal immigrants. eric cantor now indicates he's willing to support the dream act. you are seeing some republicans come in to the fold if you will on the conversation of comprehensive immigration reform. do you believe that the president will have a successful agenda relating to that issue? >> well, this is exactly what we're hoping will happen, not just on immigration but jobs and the economy. if you heard the president talking about immigration reform, we placed it squarely within the economic vision to grow the middle class, to create ladders of opportunity for people getting the middle class and focused like a laser on growing the economy, creating jobs after the 6 million jobs created over 33 months. so the fact that there's signs of bipartisanship on immigration, very good sign that, you know, folks in congress may be willing to stand up and work together to do the people's busine
me angry. >> reporter: the fbi also warned scott kaufman, a jewish community leaders. >> names of tenants in our building, names of some of the people in leadership positions in the organization including mines. >> reporter: prosecutors are determined to find out where and how he got the guns and proving a difficult task because of what they say are giant loopholes in the nation's gun laws. one big issue, congress's prohibited a national computerized database of gun sales so agents at tracing center in west virginia forced to use technology of 1940s pouring through boxes, waterlogged sales records and even microfiche. they believe he acquired the guns from private sellers or gun shows and background checks are not required. >> there's no documentation required for private transactions so whatever occurs in that zone is invisible to us. >> reporter: estimated 80% of those convicted of gun crimes get the weapons through private sales and more evidence of what prosecutors are say are alarming gaps in the nation's gun laws. nbc news, bowling green, ohio. >>> coming up, italian news
the president's desk as soon as tomorrow. colorado rep mike kaufman doing a complete turnaround on immigration. up until now, he embodied the g.o.p.'s hard line stanchion on the issue. a few years ago, he called the dream act a nightmare and signed an amicus brief in support of arizona's immigration bill. then colorado redrew lines meaning his 6th district now includes thousands more latinos. in light of that, he's decided to change his mind. kaufman just announced he does support immigration reform. he has proposed a bill allowing non-citizens to serve in the military. more bill press coming up live after the break. we are in our chat room. join us there, current.com/billpress. billy zane stars in barabbas. coming in march to reelz. to find reelz in your area, go to reelz.com save them. woolite everyday cleans your jeans and won't torture your tanks. woolite washed clothes look like new, longer. [ music ] >> broadcasting across the nation on your radio and on current tv. this is "the bill press show." warning, pat robertson says there could be demo
security official suzanne sullivan being introduced now, and andy kaufman was the senior director for cybersecurity. this is life coverage just getting underway on c-span2. >> possible for pulling this impressive gathering together and what looks like a terrific agenda. sounds like you had a great morning, and it looks like you have a terrific afternoon. and it is a real pleasure for me to be able to be here today to have this conversation with you. and i do hope that this will be a conversation. i want to encourage you to send comments and questions as i'm speaking to the e-mail address so that we can, so that i can hear your thoughts and your questions and/or concerns or because it is only through a true collaboration, and a real dialogue, that we are going to be able to develop the kinds of innovative solutions that we will need to address the significant challenge of ensuring the security and resilience of our nation's critical infrastructure. i love the title of this conference, 18 has to act of resilience. i love the emphasis on team because that is certainly at dhs, somethi
.e.o. of the kaufman center for the performing arts said everything she did was about inspiring kansas cityans. she so believed in these projects because she so cared about this city. she cared about making it a great place to live. mr. president, one can clearly see by the many comments of adele's friends and leaders in kansas city, with regard to their sense of personal loss and expression of admiration and love and respect for the world of achievements adele accomplished, there is only one adele hall. in my case, mr. president, i was on the floor of this body last monday during a series of votes taking place when a cloakroom attendant gave me a message to call my office immediately. i did, and my chief of staff, jackie catrell, came over to the cloakroom and told me the news of adele's untimely passing. now there are certain people in life, where you feel you are just privileged to know them. people who make a difference, really nice people that give you a sense, certain sense of awe, people who really are not aware of their special and unique persona. adele had that certain something, a unique --
behind senator ted kaufman to cap the nondeposit liability of megabanks three years ago in this body. these men are not radicals. they are some of the nation's foremost banking experts. history taught us we'll never see the next threat coming until it's too late and almost upon us. when we passed dodd-frank, it contained tools regulators can use to rein in risk taking. unfortunately, many of these rules stalled. most will not take effect for years. don't think that's not just because not just the economic power of the banks, but the political power in so often having their way in this city and with regulators all over the country. dodd-frank focuses on improving regulators' ability to monitor risk in enhancing action regulators can take if they believe the risk has grown too great. the last five years alone, we've seen faulty mortgage related securities, foreclose fraud, big losses from risky trade, we've seen money laundering, we've seen libor rate rigging. until dodd-frank rules take effect, the rest of us stand by idly as megabanks take more risks that eventually lead to their nea
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